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Villagers Excited for Expansion

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Originally posted on the GHNI website GHNI leaders in Afghanistan reveal plans for expansion from one village where Transformational Community Development (TCD) has proven a success. *Q Village, Afghanistan “Earlier this year we met and spoke with local district governors about expanding the work around Q Village to other villages. The local district governor visited […]

GHNI Adds New Village

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Originally posted on the GHNI website A cluster of villages in the Holy Land which we call 10th Leper Village is the newest addition to GHNI’s Transformational Community Development (TCD) program. The people in this village cluster have endured generations of poverty resulted from lack of employment, health care, and education opportunities. Recent wars in […]

Walking Through Danger to Get Dirty Water

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Originally posted on the GHNI website In many cultures, collecting daily water for the family falls under the job description of women or girls. In Afghanistan, this entails a hike of two or more miles in harsh winter conditions up and down a mountainside. In Nepal, a young girl may miss out on attending school […]

Women’s Hygiene Poses Threat

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Originally posted by Bethany on the GHNI website. BT Village, Nepal “Lana and I stood at the door of a wooden hut chatting with the mother of the house about their living conditions,” shares Hal Jones, GHNI President. He and his wife, Lana, had just returned from visiting BT Village in Nepal with horrific stories […]

New Tree Farmers

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Originally posted by Bethany on the GHNI website “In Kabul Province, GHNI signed contracts with 3 new farmers who were each given 8,000 cuttings. Next year, GHNI will buy back one set of cuttings from the farmers, and will also be given one set as a way to pay back the loan of the cuttings. […]

Toilets Transform Lives

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Originally posted by Bethany on the GHNI website. Hygiene and sanitation are often not a part of daily life for many villagers that GHNI works alongside. Toilets are a major element missing in their lives. GHNI-Indonesia has been working closely with Haji Tawang’s village in this aspect of Transformational Community Development (TCD) and wants to […]

Soap Sells

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Originally posted by Bethany on the Global Hope Network International website. New income generating activities are transforming the norm in this community! Not only will the families benefit from the increased income but fences are being mended within their relationships. GHNI Burkina Faso tells the full story… Saneba, Burkina Faso “In the month of February, […]

The Story of Bitrus

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Originally posted by Bethany on the Global Hope Network International website. Villagers in Dogon Gada have known for some time how important it was to find a way to give their children an education. They even started a school without the proper four walls. Now, the school is being fully operated and star pupils are […]

Give the Gift of Community

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Originally posted by Bethany on the Global Hope Network International website Written by guest blogger Marry Lossau Meet guest blogger, Mary Lossau. Mary, her husband Matt and their two daughters have been partners with GHNI since 2009 when their neighborhood adopted Gambella Village in Kenya. Mary’s is a heartwarming tale of a community which came […]

BLiSS: Birth Life Saving Skills

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As a part of GHNI’s Transformational Community Development (TCD) wellness training, Birth Life Saving Skills (BLiSS) has become a critical player, particularly meeting the needs of rural villages in Afghanistan. Our GHNI Afghanistan team explains this need in the context of two of the villages where they are currently conducting TCD. Sheldon*, Afghanistan “Sandak* is […]